Filled with inspiring project photography from the coast of France, Knitting in the Details evokes romantic femininity, and showcases how a project can be totally transformed by creative and well-placed embellishments.
Who has time to knit? You do! Whether you're a new or current knitter, this book offers more than 35 projects to gratify your creative talents, whatever your skill level. Along with designs that use time-saving techniques with large needles, bulky yarns and detailed instructions, the book is full of tips and diagrams for handy reference. Whether it's multi-standing or small-size projects, authors Christina L. Holmes and Mary Colucci (with the technical expertise and nationally renowned knitting teacher Evie Rosen) take you step-by-step to faster fashion and great gifts.
Includes Patterns For: Afghans Scarfs Trendy Tops Babies & Kids Projects Sweaters Vests Hats Bags Jackets Ponchos & more!
Are you a knitter looking to expand your knowledge and take on new challenges? Color adds vibrant, complex patterns to sweaters, hats, mittens, and more. For the uninitiated, color knitting can be intimidating, but it doesn't have to be. Teach Yourself VISUALLY Color Knitting explains, step by step, the various methods and gives you a variety of projects so that you can put your newfound skills to use.
Working with color—whether it's one richly toned variegated handspun yarn or multiple colors worked in an intricate pattern—is a great way to advance from basic projects to more complex and satisfying ones. Photo by photo, you'll learn all the techniques, including stripes, slip-stitch knitting, Fair Isle (stranded knitting), intarsia, and entrelac. Plus, you'll get some lessons on color theory and discover how to put together beautiful color combinations.Features 21 patterns using various colorwork skills Includes a stitch pattern dictionary for each technique Photos and detailed explanations make learning easy
If you're a crafter who learns better by seeing and doing, Teach Yourself VISUALLY Color Knitting will get you confidently knitting colorwork in no time.
Knit Your Own Royal Wedding features projects for Prince William, Kate Middleton, the Queen, Prince Harry, other members of the royal family, and even a cute little corgi. The background scene, which fits into a pocket in the back cover, is an illustrated foldout of Westminster Abbey. Also included are instructions for a few wedding accessories.
Each project comes complete with knitting instructions and full-color photos of the finished doll, all on cleverly illustrated pages. For knitters and nonknitters alike, this will be a beautiful and fun souvenir of what is sure to be the wedding of the century!
BabyKnits Hats & Booties presents fifteen matching sets - thirty projects - to warm little heads and tootsies. Such sets have always been popular projects, the perfect gift for a newborn. These original patterns include both contemporary classics (like baby cables or wiggly stripes) and whimsical creations (like dots and ruffles). The matching booties share the same yarns and styling. The patterns use easy stitches and widely available yarns including bright cottons, soft baby weights, and novelty yarns. There are earflaps and curlicue tops and rosebuds. These projects will knit up quickly in time for a baby shower, and will be treasured by the lucky baby's family forever.
Are you a take-along knitter? Are you tempted to break out the needles in the library, on the bus, or even at the supermarket? Then Take-Along Knitting is for you! North Light editors have selected the best portable projects from our superstar authors, including Stefanie Japel, Jane Davis, Hannah Fettig and more, all gathered in one place. With easy-to-follow patterns that celebrate the joys of knitting everywhere you go, you'll be ready to take your knitting around the world!
Take-Along Knitting features:Over 20 fabulous patterns—from luscious scarves to cozy mittens to stylish earrings—designed to be tucked in a backpack or briefcase for portabilityA handy reference guide that covers techniques from basic knitting and purling to embellishments, embroidery, felting and cablingValuable tips and tricks to make your knitting easier to take with youWhat are you waiting for? Grab the yarn and needles and head out the door!
Teach Yourself VISUALLY Knitting has been one of the top knitting primers on the market since its publication five years ago. Now, updated with brand-new patterns, even more helpful photos, and expanded coverage of knitting techniques, Teach Yourself VISUALLY Knitting, 2nd Edition, is the go-to knitting book for crafters who learn faster by seeing and doing than by wading through tedious instruction books.
You'll get visual guidance on the basic knit and purl stitches and advance to bobbles, cables, lace, and fancy color work. Photo by photo and stitch by stitch, you'll learn how to knit socks, hats, mittens, sweaters, and more.Concise two-page lessons show you all the steps to a skill and are ideal for quick review Detailed color photos demonstrate each step, and helpful tips provide additional guidance Other titles by Turner: Knitting VISUAL Quick Tips and Teach Yourself VISUALLY Knitting Design
Packed with step-by-step instructions and fun, innovative patterns, Teach Yourself VISUALLY Knitting, 2nd Edition, will have you creating masterpieces in no time!